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Alleged arsonist arrested; suspect has history of violence
A man allegedly sent over the edge by his neighbor’s grass has a history of violent behavior. Phillip Rodger Bennett, 58, is accused of torching his neighbor’s home on Boatner Avenue on Wednesday a...
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Alleged arsonist arrested; suspect has history of violence
A man allegedly sent over the edge by his neighbor’s grass has a history of violent behavior. Phillip Rodger Bennett, 58, is accused of torching his neighbor’s home on Boatner Avenue on Wednesday a...
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Woman found guilty in robbery, kidnapping case
After exonerating her sister, Joni Mae Earwood was found guilty in the robbery and kidnapping of an elderly man in June 2011. Assistant District Attorney Mickey Thacker said Wednesday that Earwood ...
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BHM exhibit highlights Cartersville resident's 1952 televised wedding
With a video of their wedding featured in the Bartow History Museum’s newest exhibit, Minor and Elizabeth Shadburn’s marriage ceremony is gaining a new set of viewers. Airing on the television prog...
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Paige Robbins named Teacher of the Year
Paige Robbins of Cartersville Primary School is the 2013 Cartersville City Schools Teacher of the Year. “Paige is currently teaching second grade, she has taught kindergarten, she has taught first ...
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White PD confiscates pot, stolen credit cards
A White residence was the target of a drug bust over the weekend. According to a news release from White Police Chief David King, an officer with the department located almost 40 marijuana plants a...
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Friday's SBDC seminar to focus on common business mistakes
Grab a brown bag, pack a lunch and join the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce as the Small Business Council hosts experts from the University of Georgia Small Business Development Cent...
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Emerson Elementary art show explores the world
Tahiti, Morocco and Thailand likely don’t seem like far-away lands to the students of Emerson Elementary School anymore. On Tuesday, the school held its annual student art show, during which the sc...
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Duck Derby: Ducks of the Etowah sets sail Saturday
With the 12th annual Duck Derby Festival: Ducks of the Etowah set for Saturday, Advocates for Children is encouraging area residents to participate in its largest fundraiser of the year. Supporters...
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Teachers to keep jobs in Bartow
Bartow County schools will maintain 100 percent of teachers who are seeking to remain employed in Fiscal Year 2014, says Human Resources Executive Director Macy Defnall. “In April, we had a goal of...
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Increasing budget woes limit Kingston expenditures
In an effort to hold onto a diminishing cash flow in the face of increasing expenses, the Kingston City Council voted to table four expenditures at its Monday, May 13, meeting. “We installed a 36-i...
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New boating laws go into effect tomorrow
A number of new laws affecting outdoor recreation will go into effect this week. On Wednesday, May 15, regulations regarding boating under the influence, hunting under the influence, life jacket us...
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Robber snatches cash, flees
A woman counting cash to pay for a hotel room was robbed by a so-called friend Friday. The woman said the suspect, who was not named in the Cartersville police report, had called her Friday when sh...
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Robin Hooker helps Habitat turn houses into homes
For Robin Hooker, the home dedication service is one of the highlights of being the president of Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity. “It is probably the most amazing moment because the families have ...
May 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man threatens complainant with Glock 22
Staff Report A Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was dispatched to 138 Hamilton Crossing Road, Cartersville, after a man, using vulgar language toward a female, produced a handgun, threatening ...
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